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Wednesday, June 23 • 15:00 - 16:00
Noncommunicable Diseases and DHIS2

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Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally - most occurring in LMICs. This session will explore progress with using DHIS2 in tracking cancer in Peru and Rwanda and the early lesson learned in the development of the WHO Rehabilitation package. The presentations include:
- Data Collected! Update on Tracking Breast Cancer Patients in Peru with DHIS2 presented by Carolyn Bain. More details on Carolyn's presentation can be found on the CoP
- Improving the monitoring and care of cancer patients by enabling the information exchange between DHIS2 and Cancer Registry System (CanReg5) presented by Blaise Mafende. More details on Blaise's presentation can be found on the CoP
- WHO Rehabilitation digital package development with DHIS2: early lessons learned presented by Wouter DeGroote

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Elaine Byrne

Guest Researcher, Univ of Olso
I am currently on a leave of absence from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) as a guest researcher with the Univ of Oslo, Norway exploring routine health data use in practice
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Blaise Mafende

DHIS2 Data Use, Implementation and Documentation, HISP-Rwanda
I currently hold a bachelor's degree in science of statistics and am soon enrolling for a Masters's in Data ScienceI have been part of the DHIS2 family for approximately one year and counting and it's been a great opportunity for me to see the stage the world has reached when it comes... Read More →
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Carolyn Bain

Senior Program Officer, Women's Cancers, PATH
I am passionate about public health in LMIC and about health equity worldwide.  My current work is focused on breast cancer detection in low resource areas where mammograms are not readily accessible.  Since 2016, PATH has been scaling up this model of breast cancer detection in... Read More →
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Wouter DeGroote

WHO Rehabilitation Programme

Wednesday June 23, 2021 15:00 - 16:00 CEST
Annual Conference Virtual Room 1